Gordon Leslie Group has completed the rebranding of its Glasgow-based warehousing and bonded storage business Benchmark Packaging, which it purchased in December 2014. This includes putting newly liveried trailer (pictured) on the road. The operator said Benchmark Packaging, which offers specialist bonded storage and contract packing services mainly for the whisky industry, had grown since acquistion with turnover up to to £2.8m in 2015 (2014: £2.4m) with net profit at £250,000 (2014: £25,000).
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Hicks Logistics has moved into warehousing after the acquisition of a 20,000ft² industrial unit next to its Caldicot base on the Severn Bridge Industrial Estate. The company hopes the diversification will boost its annual turnover from £7.5m to around the £10m mark, and has taken on ten more staff taking its team to 80.